Poland signs deal with France's DCNS to work on submarinesStaff Writer | January 26, 2017
Poland's state-run defense firm PGZ has signed a memorandum of understanding with French military shipbuilder DCNS that could allow them to work together on building submarines in Poland.
Defense industry An improvement in relations
"The signed agreement guarantees PGZ and the shipyards owned by PGZ... a possibility to co-operate on building submarines in Poland," PGZ's Chief Executive Arkadiusz Siwko said in a statement published by the company.
Both sides expressed their willingness to cooperate on Polish plans to obtain submarines, coastal defense ships and patrol ships able to combat mines, PGZ said.
Warsaw plans to devote 61 billion zlotys ($15 billion) by 2022 on acquiring military hardware, including three submarines. ■